Rural roads top states poor condition

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Road Construction News May 24, 2019
America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization to support economic growth in the nation’s heartland, according to a new report... more
Pettibone Traverse telehandlers with Bracing Systems Inc.
Technology News May 24, 2019
Pettibone adds Bracing Systems Inc. to dealer network May 8, 2019—Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC announces the addition of Bracing Systems Inc. to its dealer... more
RB April 2018 FIU Bridge collapse coverage
Associations News May 23, 2019
The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) recently announced its 2019 National Awards of Excellence winners, which included Roads &... more
Federal Transit Administration Access & Mobility Grants

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Funding News May 22, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced project selections totaling approximately $9.6 million to 37 projects led by transit... more
Colorado rockslide I-70 Glenwood Canyon

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Maintenance News May 22, 2019
A large rockslide fell onto I-70 in Glenwood Canyon of the Glenwood Springs area in Colorado, closing down both directions of traffic along the interstate for... more
Gov. JB Pritzker Illinois

Gov. Pritzker speaks at the Illinois Capitol in May 2019. Image: Gov. JB Pritzker via Twitter.

Highway Construction News May 22, 2019
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker recently introduced a sweeping plan to address a variety of infrastructure needs throughout the state, including raising the motor... more
TuSimple self-driving truck tests for USPS

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Technology News May 21, 2019
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) this week began a two-week trial to transport mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks.   According to a... more
Concrete Mixers Videos May 21, 2019
Fully automated concrete mixers let you control your concrete needs; produce on-demand DOT Certified concrete
Illinois Tollway asphalt paving
Asphalt Paving Article May 20, 2019
The Illinois Tollway maintains and operates 294 miles of roadway on five tollways across 12 counties in Northern Illinois and serves more than 1.6 million... more
Express lanes in Georgia; highway construction
Highway Construction News May 17, 2019
The Georgia DOT (GDOT) is planning to build new toll lanes along the top end of I-285—also known as The Perimeter—in the metro Atlanta region for a $4.6... more
high-speed rail project California
Funding News May 17, 2019
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced this week that the agency is officially terminating its agreement with the California High-Speed Rail... more
Construction management for Caltrain improvements
Associations News May 17, 2019
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board selects LAN as part of construction management team for Caltrain improvements May 6, 2019—The Peninsula Corridor Joint... more
Project Neon Las Vegas

A look at progress along Project Neon as of January 2019. Photo courtesy of Nevada DOT.

Highway Construction News May 16, 2019
The Nevada DOT (NDOT) announced this week that an expanded high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) network will open to Las Vegas traffic on Monday, May 20, marking an... more
Top 10 Roads 2019
Road Construction News May 16, 2019
The time has come to submit your entries for Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Roads awards for 2019. The deadline to enter a project for consideration is July 22... more
ALL Crane Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1
Cranes Case Studies May 15, 2019
As any craftsman will tell you, having the right tool for the job makes all the difference. It is true for small tools weighing just a few ounces—and even for... more
bus transit projects

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Funding News May 15, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $423.3 million in FY 2019 competitive grant... more
Road driving simulator testing Missouri S&T; MoDOT

Students use a driving simulator on the Missouri S&T campus to test the Route 160 roadway design before construction. Photo by Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T, ©2019 Missouri S&T

Road Design News May 15, 2019
Two undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) used a driving simulator to help a civil engineering firm evaluate a new... more

Presto’s Geoterra HDPE mats

Drainage Case Studies May 14, 2019
Dickey Stephens Ball Park in Little Rock, Ark., is home to the AA minor league Arkansas Travelers, an Anaheim Angels farm team. A combination of recent... more
autonomous vehicles; self-driving trucks
Technology News May 14, 2019
Testing of autonomous trucks is occurring this week along the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida.   The self-driving trucks will be tested on the... more
Greater Dayton RTA

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Public Transportation News May 13, 2019
The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will be joining forces with the Ford Motor Company in a first-of-its-kind project to offer transportation... more
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